Skip to comments.Cody Wilson, gun entrepreneur accused of sex with minor, left US for Taiwan, officials say
Posted on 09/20/2018 6:42:54 AM PDT by Reno89519
Cody Wilson, the owner of a company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns who is wanted on an arrest warrant accusing him of sex with an underage girl, has left the U.S. and was last known to be in Taiwan, investigators in Texas said Wednesday.
Austin Police Cmdr. Troy Officer told reporters that the department was working with national and international law enforcement to locate Wilson, whom Officer said missed a scheduled return flight to the U.S.
Officer said it was unclear why Wilson went to Taiwan, but he added that a friend of the 16-year-old alleged victim told Wilson that he was under investigation before he left. The commander also said Wilson's name had been entered into a national law enforcement computer listing him as wanted for sexual assault of a child.
Investigators said Wilson met the girl for sex at an Austin hotel on Aug. 15 and paid her $500 afterward. A counselor for the teenager reported the accusation to Austin police a week later, saying Wilson met the girl online.
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She lied about age, he apparently met her on a website where she claimed to be old enough, met her at hotel for sex, then paid her either for it or as a result. Seems he could have explained himself, messy, but not end of the world. Now he runs.
I don’t think you can talk yourself out of having had sex with an underage child.
People who distribute information your masters don’t want you to have get this sort of treatement.
This is a set-up so old that Hunter Thompson details it in one of his Fear and Loathing books as a standard political practice.
Whenever you hear of accusations like this, a political hit should be your first impression unless the facts overwhelmingly prove otherwise.
Entrapment. No one but Bill Clinton, the Podestas and their friends can have illegal sex.
Yes, a terrible situation made worse by running. This likely wasn’t her first time, how many others now subject to same prosecution? She lied, maybe extorted the money? Did she look 17? Act 17? Say she was 17? From legal perspective as that is age in Texas. And for the website, she claimed to be 18 to join and post. Maybe he was gullible to believe but who asks to see driver’s license or birth certificate?
“She lied about age...”
That does not make her legal.
Maybe she acted like she was 71, it makes no difference, if the events occurred as described, she is under age.
Correct. He could have stayed and explained. Messy but possible. Now, apparently running, that makes everything harder. He’s made a really bad day even worse.
“Now, apparently running, that makes everything harder.@
And was us such a hurry, he confused Taiwan with Thailand.
Earlier story said he ha business ties in Taiwan.
Seems like a bit of a SETUP. Or maybe not. We know the feral government would never stoop so low.
For all of you who think it is terrible for him to run you have no clue.
How the criminal justice system works.
he is in a much stronger position then if he would have stayed and been arrested.
“Seems like a bit of a SETUP.”
I don’t think they would use a 16 yo going to counseling.
Not a particularly true or accurate statement, but I don't expect truth and accuracy from 'journalists' these days...
Yes I agree it would be better to run and then just disappear..as you will not beat the man if he is out to get you..change your ID and appearance and drop off the face of the Earth...
Even better to go to place you might have set up contacts in have house money and contentions.
Trying to hide under a false identity is very hard in the computer age.
What better cover story, who better to get to do the dirty deed.
Can not use someone who is actually 18 and looks a lot younger.
I think I saw this scene in a Paul Newman movie with Melanie Griffith.
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